Campaigning news from London
James Berry MP has agreed to help improve the safety of a London campaigner’s local high street, after he joined her for a walk down the street wearing a blindfold.
Richard Holmes, our Regional Campaigns Officer for London, spoke at an inquiry on Thursday 12 January, explaining how levels of mental ill health among blind and partially sighted people could be reduced.
On Tuesday 22 November, volunteer campaigners Mohammed Mohsan Ali, Elise Crayton and Malcolm Johnson paid a visit to somewhere they would usually avoid: London’s iconic Oxford Street.
Richard Holmes, Regional Campaigns Officer for London, took two Wandsworth councillors on a blindfold walk on Thursday 27 October to help them understand the frustrations caused by inaccessible streets.
Blind and partially sighted campaigners met drivers from Metroline bus services, for a 'swap with me' event in North London.